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Alonzo Colton

He sailed from Australia on the Jenny Ford in 1856. After arriving in southern California he traveled to Utah in fall 1856 as captain of a small company. Circumstantial evidence based on emigration and genealogical documentation proved he traveled to Utah in this year. He married Emma Davis Clarkson on 5 Nov. 1856 at Mountain Meadow while traveling in company.

Companies

Alonzo Colton Company (1856)Age at departure: 30

Sources

  • 13th Ward, Record of Members
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Roberts, George, "Autobiography of George Roberts," [191-?].
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1961. Utah State Archives and Records Service.

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site